Carved on a wooden bench at the Buxton Museum;the triskelion is an ancient(and widely-used) emblem, but I could not see any stated connection with Buxton. Possibly Manx, but don’t know.

An early wheelie-walker.Buxton Museum. I have a few more, but scanner’s not connected.

April 11. Trying new travel paintbox

Leap Day. Feb. 29  2012

The mid-teens next door had a pool party on Australia Day. One of the things in the pool was a giant inflatable thong.That’s a type of sandal, not uncomfortable underwear!

Soluble water pencil and biro

Love is in the air? No, pollen!       Feb 14 2012

Feb. 14 2012

birthday party fare, in the “old days.”

cable ties to deter magpies

woman in Brooklyn with muff.who knew they were still a fashion item?


IMG copperFrom my sketchbook.




Here is a tree (Norfolk Pine) which is beside the gate at the main entry to the school(foundation stone laid in the 1930s, so I’m guessing the tree was planted about that time)It bears an odd resemblance to a Celtic Knot!


kitten sketch _0001

>  kitten sketch _0002

2009_0209sky0004This is the sort of sky that makes you glad you closed the screen door. Or wish you had!


And another while stopped in traffic.

May 7 midday


On cheap paper in my sketchbook, so it didn’t take water colour well, but it’s Jimmy.

8 thoughts on “sketches

  1. Yep, I love the flowers in a pot. Nice work. All shows your style. Some artists do not have an imagination. Your work is refreshing. dee


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